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1952 Jaguar XK vs. 2010 BMW 528

To start off, 2010 BMW 528 is newer by 58 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1952 Jaguar XK. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1952 Jaguar XK would be higher. At 3,441 cc (6 cylinders), 1952 Jaguar XK is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2010 BMW 528 (230 HP @ 6500 RPM) has 72 more horse power than 1952 Jaguar XK. (158 HP @ 5000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2010 BMW 528 should accelerate faster than 1952 Jaguar XK. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2010 BMW 528 weights approximately 370 kg more than 1952 Jaguar XK. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2010 BMW 528 is all wheel drive (AWD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1952 Jaguar XK. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2010 BMW 528 will offer significantly more control. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 1952 Jaguar XK (290 Nm @ 2500 RPM) has 19 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 BMW 528. (271 Nm @ 2750 RPM). This means 1952 Jaguar XK will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 BMW 528.

Compare all specifications:

1952 Jaguar XK 2010 BMW 528
Make Jaguar BMW
Model XK 528
Year Released 1952 2010
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3441 cc 3000 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 158 HP 230 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 6500 RPM
Torque 290 Nm 271 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 2750 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Rear AWD
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1295 kg 1665 kg
Vehicle Length 4430 mm 4854 mm
Vehicle Width 1570 mm 1847 mm
Vehicle Height 1340 mm 1481 mm
Wheelbase Size 2600 mm 2888 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 63 L 70 L


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